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Administration

ASFA to push for future-performance reporting

The Association of Superannuation Funds Australia (ASFA) will be pushing industry to project future performance using a “balanced scorecard”, according to its chief executive officer, Pauline Vamos. In line with more transparent reporting protocols, Vamos says while the focus in super has traditionally been past performance, there are ways to give indicators of future performance. […]
Investment Strategy

Gerard Noonan: future returns may mirror past

Media Super, the $3 billion fund, expects annual returns for so-called balanced funds to average 8 per cent per annum over the next 30 years, the same as the previous three decades. The fund, established in 1986, considers a balanced fund to have between 60 per cent and 70 per cent of its portfolio to […]
Investment Strategy

Target-date funds are dangerously misused: survey

New research from the US shows that a high proportion of both pension fund sponsors and individual investors are misusing target-date funds, which is likely to lead to suboptimal investment outcomes. The research, by global manager Janus Capital in association with a magazine company and a research group, shows that investor education is particularly inadequate […]
Investment Strategy

Target-date funds are dangerously misused: survey

New research from the US shows that a high proportion of both pension fund sponsors and individual investors are misusing target-date funds, which is likely to lead to suboptimal investment outcomes. The research, by global manager Janus Capital in association with a magazine company and a research group, shows that investor education is particularly inadequate […]
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